Hockey

February 19, 2019 - 6:50 am
Carolina Hurricanes owner Tom Dundon is investing $250 million in the Alliance of American Football. Dundon also will serve as chairman of the fledgling eight-team league that began play on Feb. 9. His involvement came together in a matter of days last week, according to Dundon and Alliance co-...
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Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov, left, of Russia, chases the puck against Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Zach Werenski during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio, Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. Kucherov scored on the play. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)
February 18, 2019 - 7:42 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Nikita Kucherov had two goals and three assists, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-1 Monday night for their sixth straight win. Brayden Point scored twice and Steven Stamkos also had a goal for the Lightning, who are 8-1-2 in their last 11 games...
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New York Islanders' Thomas Greiss, left, of Germany, makes a save as teammate Nick Leddy, right, and Columbus Blue Jackets' Josh Anderson look for the rebound during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
February 14, 2019 - 6:54 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Thomas Greiss stopped 31 shots for his fourth shutout of the season and the New York Islanders beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-0 on Thursday night. Casey Cizikas scored twice on breakaways and Josh Bailey also had a goal for the Islanders, who cruised to their fifth win in...
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Anaheim Ducks goaltender Kevin Boyle, left, deflects the puck as teammate Josh Manson and Vancouver Canucks' Bo Horvat watch during the third period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. The Ducks won 1-0. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
February 13, 2019 - 10:33 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Boyle made 35 saves in his first career start and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Vancouver Canucks 1-0 Wednesday night in general manager Bob Murray's first game as interim coach. Jakob Silfverberg scored to help the Ducks end a seven-game losing streak, a skid which...
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Boston Bruins' Brad Marchand (63) celebrates his goal during the first period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Chicago Blackhawks in Boston, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
February 12, 2019 - 8:00 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins needed someone to replace David Pastrnak's production while their leading scorer recovers from thumb surgery. For one night, at least, they found the solution: just about everyone. David Krejci, Danton Heinen and Brad Marchand each scored during a four-minute span at...
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St. Louis Blues right wing Vladimir Tarasenko, of Russia, left, celebrates with Ivan Barbashev (49), of Russia, after Tarasenko scored the winning goal in overtime against the Nashville Predators in an NHL hockey game Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. The Blues won in overtime 5-4. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
February 10, 2019 - 1:51 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vladimir Tarasenko put on quite a show to keep the St. Louis Blues' winning streak alive. Tarasenko completed a hat trick by scoring 16 seconds into overtime , and the Blues held off the Nashville Predators 5-4 on Sunday, stretching their streak to a season-best six games. "...
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FILE - In a Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019 file photo, Anaheim Ducks coach Randy Carlyle, center, watches during the third period of the team's NHL hockey game against the St. Louis Blues, in Anaheim, Calif. The Anaheim Ducks have fired coach Randy Carlyle amid a seven-game losing streak. The Ducks announced Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019 that general manager Bob Murray would take over as interim coach for the remainder of the regular season. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
February 10, 2019 - 10:36 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks fired coach Randy Carlyle on Sunday amid a seven-game losing streak. The Ducks announced that general manager Bob Murray would take over as interim coach for the remainder of the regular season. Anaheim will name a new coach following the season. "Difficult...
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Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving (11) drives past Los Angeles Clippers' Garrett Temple (17) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
February 09, 2019 - 8:32 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Montrezl Harrell forced two turnovers in the final two minutes and Patrick Beverley hit a pair of 3-pointers in front of the Boston bench Saturday night to help the retooled Los Angeles Clippers overcome a 28-point, first-half deficit and beat the Celtics 123-112. One game after the...
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New York Islanders defenseman Ryan Pulock (6) celebrates after scoring in the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Colorado Avalanche Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Howard Simmons)
February 09, 2019 - 2:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — After rallying from two goals down early in the second period to take the lead in the third, the New York Islanders didn't get discouraged when Colorado tied the score late. They kept their focus and beat the struggling Avalanche in overtime. Ryan Pulock scored his second goal of...
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Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov (9), of Russia, and Colorado Avalanche defenseman Patrik Nemeth (12) collide along the boards during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
February 07, 2019 - 6:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Evgeny Kuznetsov scored the winning goal, backup Pheonix Copley made 34 saves and the Washington Capitals beat the Avalanche 4-3 in overtime Thursday night to hand struggling Colorado its fifth consecutive loss. The Avalanche have lost 10 of their past 12 games and are the NHL's...
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